Ed Lee Johnson was born on June 17, 1945, and died on April 5, 2016.
He was an American former professional basketball player.
After his college career at Tennessee State University, Johnson was selected in both the 1968 ABA draft and 1968 NBA draft.
His career spanned 12 seasons, Ed Johnson played in the original American Basketball Association, Continental Basketball Association, and some of the top leagues in Spain and France.
He was named the most valuable player of the Eastern Basketball Association in 1972–73.
Ed Johnson passed away at 70 yrs old.